A new deal is designed to give travellers to and from South Africa convenient access to more than 40 domestic and regional destinations across 12 African countries.
The property has used the last year to ensure that the much-loved Saxon hospitality can be enjoyed in even more beautiful surroundings - with an extensive refurbishment now complete.
People who have been in or transited through South Africa in the last ten days are no longer allowed into the UK. The new rule does not apply to British and Irish nationals.
Anne Scott will oversee the resort operation and strategy, continuing to elevate the captivating guest experience and warm authentic service for which the resort is renowned.
The move follows a decision from president Cyril Ramaphosa that the country would be moving to alert level one from today, thus opening up international borders for selected countries.
Rob van der Velden has been appointed as the general manager of Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo, which is the first of its kind in southern Africa.
South African Tourism has created two videos, as part of a campaign to promote the importance of self-isolation and social distancing. The impactful videos show poignant shots of South Africa’s landscapes, cities and people, encouraging South Africans and visitors alike, to stay at home so they can travel later.
Africa’s Travel Indaba has been postponed indefinitely in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak spreading around the world. South Africa tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane announced the decision earlier.
Radisson Hotel Group has signed the first Radisson-branded hotel in South Africa, the Radisson Safari Hotel Hoedspruit. The property will become the fourth brand and 13th hotel from the company to open in South Africa.
Situated in the heart of the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy, an area dedicated to responsible and sustainable agriculture, the seven serviced luxury tents will offer guests a unique perspective of the landscape.
MSC Cruises has announced it will bring two ships to South Africa’s shores for the 2020/2021 cruise season. This will mark the first time that two different classes of MSC Cruises’ ships will be deployed in South Africa, MSC Opera (Lirica Class) and MSC Musica (Musica Class).
Vikram Jamwal has been appointed general manager of Hilton Durban in South Africa. Jamwal most recently served as Hilton’s regional director of revenue for Africa & the Indian Ocean while based in Dubai.